Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 149178
Installer crashes right at the end with rpmio_internal.h assertion failure
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:00 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X; en) AppleWebKit/125.5.6 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/125.12
Description of problem:
Very frustating: When the installer is about to finish, this happens:
python: ./rpmio_internal.h:522: c2f: Assertion 'fd && fd->magic == 0x04463138' failed.
The installer brings the computer to a halt:
"It is now safe to reboot your computer" - or something to that effect
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install on a ppc from download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/development/ppc
Actual Results: Installer dies right at the end, which is really frustrating.
Expected Results: Installer does not die right at the end, which is a big relief.
This is _probably_ caused by a bad tree.
When did you mirror the tree - so I can try and replicate here. Can you give me
the buildstamp/discinfo so I can ensure I'm testing against the correct tree.
I've done a ppc install based off a tree built between 19 and 20 February, which
From a full tree: cat .discinfo
mount -o loop boot.iso /mnt
zcat /mnt/ppc/mac/ramdisk.image.gz > /tmp/ramdisk.image
cd /tmp; cpio -ivd .buildstamp < ramdisk.image
Unfortunately, I didn't take a snapshot of the tree. I installed
Thus, if the tree has changed since then, I can not replicate the problem.
The .discinfo at this writing (2005-02-21 15:14 MST) reads:
Fedora Core 4
This same error has just happened during package download when I ran
yum -y update.
yum is yum-2.1.13-1.ppc
Is this reproducible with yum? Can you narrow down the package it is failing at
(try yum -d 5 -y update. Can you check using rpm -K the contents of
rpm -K /var/cache/yum/development/packages/*rpm | grep NOT
Closing due to inactivity. If this issue still occurs with current releases,
please reopen and set the release in which you've encountered the problem.